PHILADELPHIA, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Veteran Recruiting Services, the recognized leader in virtual career fairs for the military community, announces partnership with Be a Hero-Hire a Hero, a leading provider of customized employment programs that deliver full service employment solutions to the Nation's veterans and military spouses in need of career opportunities.
The partnership is formed to reduce the time and cost typically associated with recruiting veterans, and to reduce a veteran's time to hire. Through this partnership, VRS will deliver virtual career fairs a few weeks ahead of the Be a Hero-Hire a Hero in person recruiting events scheduled around the country. This combined initiative changes the way corporate America engages our military community; we embrace our most important resource; Human Resources .
"There is no shortage of employer's who see the value in hiring our Nation's finest, and we are thrilled to team with Be A Hero-Hire a Hero to help connect both sides in an efficient and effective manner through our virtual career fairs, and the in person recruiting events Be A Hero-Hire a Hero will host this year. By utilizing our virtual career fairs prior to the in person events, employers are now able to pre-screen candidates, and set up first interviews at the in person events which will greatly reduce the time it takes to hire" Stated Kevin O'Brien Managing Partner of Veteran Recruiting Services
With more than 20 combined events planned for 2013, the newly formed partnership will create thousands of opportunities for veterans and military spouses to connect with industry leading employers. Employers will benefit from having the best of virtual and in person recruiting events to recruit and hire the best talent to their organization.
A partial list of the joint events include:
March 20(th) National Hire a Veteran and Military Spouse virtual career fair.
April 25(th) Veterans in Retail virtual career fair in partnership with the National Retail Federation
May 6(th) Military Spouse Appreciation Day virtual career fair
June 13(th) Army Birthday Celebration career fair in New York City
July 29(th) PGA Tour-The Barclays career fair- To be held the day before the Barclay's Tournament
"Partnering with Veteran Recruiting Services makes great sense - Veterans are in need of assistance as they try to re-enter into gainful employment, and be productive members of the workforce. It is our responsibility to give back to these individuals by providing them with the opportunity for success in their lives and to find employment, not just jobs but with careers. Together we can make a difference" said Jeff Klare, Be A Hero-Hire A Hero's CEO.
About Veteran Recruiting Services
Veteran Recruiting Services, the recognized leader in virtual career fairs for the military community, delivers a robust suite of virtual recruitment solutions that includes; virtual career fairs, live video interviews, and military skills translators. Through the VRS virtual career fairs, more than 18,000 veterans and military spouses have been hired since 2012
About Be A Hero-Hire A Hero
Be A Hero-Hire A Hero operates under 3 Core Principles - Educate, Recruit and Retain. We assist veterans and employers with integrating these principles into their hiring strategy to make the veterans' transition from the military to the corporate environment seamless.
We do this by providing services that include education, career expos/conferences, marketing and hiring initiatives. Our events bring corporations and veterans together with a common goal: to successfully integrate military trained greatness into corporate America.
Media Contact: Nicole O'Brien Veteran Recruiting Services, 215-525-5757, firstname.lastname@example.org
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